This podcast is for singers who want to improve their performances and auditions. Your host, Tiffany VanBoxtel helps you to bring out your best performances and continue to improve your singing through tips, training, and guest experts. Subscribe for a new episode every Tuesday.
312: How To Identify Problems and Offer Solutions In The Voice Lesson
23:24THE most important job of a voice teacher is to not only inspire and encourage singers, but to actually help them to sing better. One of the biggest challenges that new, and even experienced, voice teachers have is identifying the problem and offering singers EMPOWERED solutions and giving feedback in a way that helps singers to feel more comfortable and confident. This is one of the main focuses of The VanBoxtel Voice Method Certification Program for Voice Teachers - getting experience identifying vocal problems, and offering empowering solutions. This is a POWERFUL skill that is NECESSARY for anyone who is truly wanting to teach voice lessons, inspire more singers, and make a bigger impact. In this episode, we will be going behind the scenes of a live coaching call inside of VVM (The VanBoxtel Voice Method) and showing you how powerful this solution - focused method is! If you want to learn more about The VanBoxtel Voice Method for Voice Teachers you can learn more and apply here > https://www.starsinger.co/apply
311: How You Can Be An Amazing Voice Teacher - even if you feel unqualified
17:57Thinking about teaching voice lessons, but have some doubts? Even if you feel unqualified, this episode will show you why you might have what it takes to become an amazing voice teacher! Apply for your free 30 minute Impactful Voice Teacher Action Plan Call here > https://www.starsinger.co/apply
310: How I Created A Life I Love Teaching Voice Lessons - And How You Can Too!
28:44If you are a singer who is thinking about teaching voice lessons, then this episode is for you! It was and is quite a journey and I am excited to share it with you! Hope that this is inspiring for you and if you are ready to make this happen for you, I'd love to help you to become the best voice teacher that you can be (and avoid all my mistakes that I made!) You can learn more about my certification program for voice teachers and apply to hop on a free 30 minute call to ask me any questions about your voice studio, how to help your singers through your teaching, and see if the VanBoxtel Voice Method Certification Program is a good fit for you! Apply here > https://www.starsinger.co/apply
309: Dramatically Improve Your Singing With This Simple Process
23:01Worried about how you sound? Constantly feeling stuck in your singing journey and not sure what to do next? Use this simple process to get out of your head and create a plan of attack so that you can become the confident singer that you were meant to be! Need some 1:1 help to get you unstuck? Happy to help! You can book a 1:1 lesson with me here! Constantly worried about how your singing sounds? You are not alone. Check out the process that I use with singers that I work with 1:1 and inside the Star Singer Green Room - in this free training I'll show you why the brain worries, what to do about it, and how to step by step create muscle memory so that you can control your voice without thinking about it and become the confident singer that you were meant to be! You can head over here to check it out > https://www.starsinger.co/singnow
308: What Your Vocal Training Is Missing: 1 Simple Tweak For Big Breakthroughs
18:55If you've ever felt like your singing isn't improving fast enough - this 1 tweak in your training process, focusing on concepts instead of wondering which vocal exercises to do, will make a HUGE difference for you! If you want to see the process that I use with the singers that I work with to go from worrying about how you sound to controlling your voice automatically via muscle memory, head over here to check out this free training just for you > https://www.starsinger.co/singnow
307: How To Love Your Voice and Your Singing Journey
20:35This episode is dedicated to any singer who is feeling impatient with their singing results. :) Ready to commit to becoming the singer that you were meant to be...check out this free class over how to sing like a paid pro without boring or pointless vocal warm-ups > https://www.starsinger.co/singnow
306: Songwriter First: Claiming The Identity of A Pro Singer - with Andrea Stankevitch
36:27If you've ever felt like you don't identify as a singer or you are a better songwriter and you just kind of sing because you want your songs to get out there. Or, if you've always considered your voice to be second to your piano playing, this episode is for you! Andrea of BLB is an award winning singer/songwriter in electronica duo Brite Lite Brite with electronics master Lukas Johnson, both alumni of Berklee College of Music. Andrea's musical highlights include winning the grand prize in the electronic category of the John Lennon Songwriting Contest, earning semi-finalist placement for three songs in the International Songwriting Contest, live performances at Lollapalooza and Virgin Mobile Fest, a song representation with EMI Music Publishing, and song placements in Film and TV. Andrea's always considered herself a songwriter first, and she joined the Star Singer Greenroom and started taking voice lessons last Fall to learn more about singing. Andrea has written hundreds of songs in multiple genres and is currently looking for singers to collaborate with and help get noticed in the music industry. She's prepared a playlist of songs that she is currently in search of singers for and will be pitching to a music supervisor whom she is presently working with. Instrumentals of the songs, vocal demos, and lyrics are posted at: https://soundcloud.com/andreaofblb/sets/star-singer-collaborations/s-TxT0iK6AHku If you're interested in singing any of her songs, please contact Andrea via this Google form: https://forms.gle/v7rJ7igddRrPRML3A Styles currently seeking: R&B, Indie, Pop, Electronic Female and Male Vocals Socials Insta. and Twitter: @AndreaofBLB @BriteLiteBrite [email protected] www.britelitebrite.com Spotify (All song releases): https://open.spotify.com/playlist/42wxt5d8ym4j3lp5xQu51B?si=5eba817b57d841a3
305: How To Release Your Expectations For Better Vocals
16:29Have you ever thought that you "should be" able to sing higher by now? Or you "should be" able to perform live without getting nervous? If this is you you are not alone! In this episode, we will be going through why your expectations are getting in the way of your results and what to do instead!
304: 3 Crucial Things To Trust To Be A More Confident Singer
20:54Singing is an inside job. Your voice is part of your body, your essence, your person - and if you want to become a more confident singer, here are 3 things that you can start working on today to get closer to appreciating the singer that you want to be and the singer that you already are. If you want to learn more about the process that I use to help singers to sing like paid pros without boring or pointless vocal warm-ups, you can check it out here > https://www.starsinger.co/singnow If you feel like it's time to reach out to a voice teacher to help you out and you feel like we might be a good fit, you can learn more about my 1:1 voice lessons here > https://www.starsinger.co/privatelessons
303: Ego and The Voice Lesson
34:14In this episode, we are going to explore the role that ego plays inside the voice lesson and the relationship between singer and teacher. Singers come to a voice lesson to find out who they are - they don’t care about how much you know or how good of a teacher you are or if you make mistakes - bottom line - they want to get results! In this episode, we will be going through: What is ego and how does it come into play inside of a voice lesson for both the singer and the voice teacher. 4 things that should be going on inside of a voice lesson in order to find joy in singing and get results. The 3 things that a singer NEEDS to be able to trust when working with a voice teacher inside of a voice lesson. Potential conflicts between singers, voice teachers, conductors, directors, and industry professionals. The two typical types of voice teachers and why they aren’t getting results for singers. The responsibilities of amazing voice teachers and why “faking it til you make it” like you are taught to gain confidence The reasons why voice teachers are not equipped to teach amazing voice lessons and this is not your fault! Want to be the amazing voice teacher that feels confident giving your singers the solutions that they need to feel more confident and get results? Let's hop on a 30 minute free call together and go through anything that's on your mind. Applications have been extended and are due on September 30th! Apply for your free 30 minute call here > https://www.starsinger.co/apply